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White & Case Advises Amber Capital on Conclusion of Settlement Agreement with Lagardère

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Amber Capital on the conclusion of a settlement agreement with Lagardère, which puts an end to several judicial proceedings between the organisations.

Following this agreement with Amber Capital, Vivendi, Financière Agache and Qatar Holding, Lagardère SCA announced on April 28, 2021, its proposal to transform and change its governance structure into a French SA Société anonyme, a regular company with a regular board.

The proposal remains subject to the approval of Lagardère's next General Meeting which will be held on June 30, 2021. 

Amber Capital is an alternative asset management firm that employs a value and event-driven approach. Founded in 2005, Amber Capital is based in London with offices in Milan and New York.

The White & Case team in Paris which advised on the transaction was led by partners Saam Golshani and Diane Lamarche and included partner Franck De Vita and associates Félix Thillaye, Hugues Racovski, Henri Veillon, Pierre Boussard, Simon Martin-Gousset and Tiphanie Levassort.

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